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CJ Baker

The Powell High School boys lost in Thursday’s first round of the Class 3A state basketball tournament, and on Friday afternoon in the consolation bracket, they found themselves down 22 points at the half.

Police say a Saturday search turned up evidence that a 47-year-old Powell man was manufacturing methamphetamine inside his Cheyenne Street home.

The Lady Panthers have earned the chance to play for the Class 3A state basketball title. The Powell High School girls beat Mountain View 31-15 on Friday in Casper to advance to Saturday's final against Lovell's Lady Bulldogs.

The Panther boys, meanwhile, were eliminated from the tournament with a 75-66 Friday loss to Star Valley.

While Powell Lady Panther fans likely have a clear favorite for the Class 3A state tournament, it’s a bit tougher for more objective observers.

Park County Commissioners are expanding and changing the job description of the fair director, but they don’t want to change the position’s pay.

It wasn’t the regional title that the Powell High School girls basketball team had hoped for, but it was close.

Connie O’Connor stood before the judge last April and was posed a relatively straightforward question about the nearly $365,000 she’d taken from friends and family.

It was a stellar regular season for the Lady Panther basketball team, but “we start brand new now,” said head coach Scott McKenzie. “We have to come ready to go this weekend.”

Cody nurse stands charged with sexually assaulting a patient while she was unconscious and undergoing surgery earlier this year.

The man was arrested Monday on a charge of first-degree sexual assault and made his first court appearance Tuesday morning in Park County Circuit Court in Cody.

With the game on the line, the Powell High School girls basketball team delivered at the line.

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